Monthly Archives: February 2013

Bedtime

There’s washing to be done And still you feed on There’s dinner to be made But you want to be swayed There’s telly to see You won’t let go of me There are sisters to call You curl up in a ball There are parents to Skype You grouch and you gripe Th…

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Behind the Blank Slate

“Let us then suppose the mind to be, as we say, white paper void of all characters, without any ideas. How comes it to be furnished?” (John Locke, 1690) Watching that tiny, wise face, it is hard to believe that there was once a time when we though…